Beowulf (No Fear)
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Although Beowulf is a masterpiece of early English literature, written approximately between 975 and 1025, the unfamiliar dialect makes this epic poem difficult to understand. Thanks to this translation, placed right near the original text, readers can now appreciate the battle of good and evil that unfolds between the wise and heroic Beowulf and his enemies—the monstrous Grendel and a fire-breathing dragon.
Each No Fear guide contains: The complete original textA line-by-line translation that puts the text into everyday languageA complete list of characters with descriptionsPlenty of helpful commentary